Dr John Colvin



Term of office on Council

March 2012–2018


Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee


I am a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement in NHS Tayside and Hon Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee. I currently Chair the RCoA Scottish Board, am a member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland, the Scottish Critical Care Delivery Group and the CMO’s Professionalism and Excellence in Medicine Group. I am the CMO’s Specialty Advisor for Anaesthesia and Deputy Chair of the Scottish Joint Consultant Committee. I am a Senior Medical Advisor in Scottish Government Health and Social Care Workforce Directorate.

Register of interests

  • Member of Scottish Critical Care Delivery Groups.
  • Council Member of the Scottish Intensive Care Society.
  • Council member of Scottish Society of Anaesthetists.
  • Council member of AAGBI Scottish Standing Committee.
  • Associate Medical Director, Quality and Patient Safety, NHS Tayside.
  • Member of Scottish Academy of Colleges.
  • Member of Scottish Gov HD Reshaping Medical Workforce Board, Quality Alliance Board, Medical Training Board, NES Specialty Training Board.
  • Chief Medical Officer for Scotland’s Anaesthesia and Critical Care Specialty Advisor.
  • Member of CMO/Academy Group on Professionalism and Excellence in Scottish Medicine.
  • Critical Care representative on UK Departments of Health Committee on Ethical Aspects of Pandemic Influenza.
  • Senior Medical Advisor, Scottish Government Health Workforce Directorate.
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